From her childhood years in foster care to a career of fostering laughter in millions, Tiffany Haddish is the perfect example of the rewards of perseverance. Her knockout performance in the blockbuster comedy, Girls Trip, proved to the world that she is a force to be reckoned with, and this list is only a glimpse into why the self-proclaimed “Last Black Unicorn” is dope af!
1. She’s Humble
From being cast in OWN’s If Loving You Is Wrong, to her roles on The Carmichael Show, Keanu, and Girls Trip, Tiffany has worked with some of Hollywood’s biggest names, yet she still remains humble.In her spare time, she volunteers at the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp, an organization she credits with essentially saving her life and inspiring her love for comedy.
2. She Pays It Forward
Despite being a busy actress, in her spare time, Tiffany volunteers at the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp, an organization she credits with essentially saving her life and inspiring her love for comedy. So, not only is she doing big things in entertainment, she’s also doing big things in her community!
3. The Glo-Up Is Real
Tiffany’s break-out role in the movie Girls Trip was so well received that she’s often said to have had the biggest glo-up from a female comedic actress since Melissa McCarthy.
4. She’s Making HERstory
In November of 2017, Tiffany became the first Black female stand-up comedienne to host Saturday Night Live!
5. She’s Inspiring
She’s able to weave her personal and sometimes traumatic experiences into her routines, in ways that are both humorous and heartwarming–a sign of true comic.
6. She Keeps It 100
Her honesty and authenticity have helped her to resonate with people of many different backgrounds, proving that if you are true to yourself ANYTHING is possible, and speaking your mind can be funny as hell if done right!
7. She’s Just Getting Started
Her swift rise to superstardom in 2017 lets us know she is only getting started. Cheers, Tiffany, for a job well done!